Conservative Chief Erin O’Toole and his household are being examined for COVID-19 right now after certainly one of his workers members examined constructive for the coronavirus.
The workers member was travelling with O’Toole throughout the latest management race.
“Whereas he hasn’t proven signs, Mr. O’Toole and his household are being examined out of an abundance of warning. Different workers who had been travelling with Mr. O’Toole are additionally being examined and will probably be self-isolating,” reads a press release from the Conservatives.
The assertion stated O’Toole’s workplace is contacting everybody he is met with not too long ago.
“My household and I are feeling effectively, however we take COVID-19 very critically. At the moment was going to be Jack’s first day again at college, however as a substitute we will probably be getting examined and self-isolating per public well being tips. The well being and security of my household and all Canadians is my high precedence,” reads a press release from the Conservative chief.
Bloc Québécois Chief Yves-François Blanchet is isolating alongside his spouse, Nancy Déziel, after she examined constructive for COVID-19.
The circumstances come as Parliament is ready to renew subsequent week.
Well being Minister Patty Hajdu stated she hopes these incidents lead MPs to think about digital voting and a hybrid mannequin for Parliament.
“I feel it is a very actual concern, due to course the character of our work means we come into contact with individuals who could keep in touch with different individuals,” she informed a media scrum throughout a cupboard retreat in Ottawa right now. “We journey often for work, we transfer from one zone to a different.”